The first ordinary meeting of the City Council is scheduled for 10am today. The agenda includes (along with other items) housing policy, petroleum exploration, freedom camping, and the status of City Care. If you’re interested but unable to attend, you can click through this link to watch a live stream of the meeting: http://councillive.ccc.govt.nz/live-stream
Come down to the Redwood School hall between 5pm-7pm tonight to learn more about the proposals for the Northern Line Cycleway.
Cycleway consultation: would you like safer better access between Tuckers & Sturrocks Roads? A path by the rail line is one option proposed for the Northern Line Cycleway. Your feedback is important – learn more & give feedback on Tue 1 Nov, Redwood Primary School Hall, 5pm–7pm (presentation at 5:15pm) https://ccc.govt.nz/transport/cycling/major-cycle-routes/major-cycle-routes-consultation/northern-line-consultation/
This coming Monday 31 October, The Neighbourhood Trust is running their annual Light Party – a positive alternative to Halloween. It’s happening from 5:30pm to 8.30pm at 64 McFaddens Road (St Albans Baptist Church). See the trust’s Facebook page or this link for more details: http://www.nht.org.nz/events/annual-events
From today’s Community Board meeting: Congratulations to Ali Jones, who is the chair of the Papanui-Innes Community Board, and to deputy chair Emma Norrish. The first ordinary meeting of the board has been confirmed to be at 4pm on Tuesday 15 November.
About your Community Board: The City Council website now has a Papanui-Innes Community Board page, at this stage just with members’ contact details: http://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/community-boards/papanui-innes/
Contact details for members of the Papanui-Innes Community Board
The Papanui-Innes Community Board’s inaugural meeting will be held this Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 1:30pm in the Papanui service centre boardroom. From a look at the agenda (link below) the business at the meeting will be the election of the chairperson and other procedural matters. The meeting is open for the public to attend. Subject to confirmation at Wednesday’s meeting, the first ordinary meeting of the board will be on 15 November 2016 at 4pm. http://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2016/10/PICB_20161026_AGN_1187_AT_WEB.htm
Northern Line Cycleway consultation: come to the Council’s drop-in session this Thursday 27 October 2016 at Christchurch Girls High School Library 5pm–7pm (with a presentation at 5.15pm). You can also pick up this information booklet at Council service centres (Think Papanui found a pile of them in the Papanui service centre) or follow this link for information and an on-line feedback form: https://ccc.govt.nz/transport/cycling/major-cycle-routes/major-cycle-routes-consultation/northern-line-consultation/
Have you noticed houses being demolished/removed on Prestons Road? The large project office that’s been built between Winters Road and QEII Drive? These are some of the first steps in the four-year project to construct the Christchurch Northern Corridor. This project will have a big impact on Redwood & Papanui, as well as other parts of the city, and Think Papanui will be posting photos and other project updates from time to time. Also see the NZTA’s information page at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/christchurch-motorways/christchurch-northern-corridor
Progress photos showing aspects of the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) project, from 2016 to 2020(?). See http://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/christchurch-motorways/christchurch-northern-corridor for official project information.